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Mr. Espey from Dallas TX is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Photography Gear for my 7th and 8th Grade Students

Help me give my students a printer, scanner, and some photography gear so they can learn how to express themselves in a positive manner.

  • $621 goal

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My Students

I have got some outstanding students with a desire to learn photography. These 7th and 8th graders are currently enrolled in a charter school located in Dallas Tx. These students have displayed a need to express themselves in a positive manner and I feel that photography is definitely one way these kids can do that.

Many of these students do without, but continue to come to school day after day with a positive attitude and a desire to learn.

These student are always looking for a way to express themselves in a positive manner. I hope I can give that to them.

My Project

I will be starting a photography program from scratch. It is going to be a digital program. I will need some printers, scanners and digital cameras to get the students going. I am already using lots of my own personal equipment, such as, backdrops, strobes, computers, and cameras. I am hoping that many of these students will have access to some sort of a camera, but it is highly unlikely that all families will have that. We are going to do some projects with the scanners as a way of capturing materials, textures, and shapes that we can edit in photoshop.

Mr. Espey
Grades 6-8
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Canon - PIXMA iP8720 Wireless Photo Printer - Black • Best Buy Education $267.33 1 $267.33
Epson - Perfection V19 Flatbed Color Image Scanner - Black • Best Buy Education $74.20 3 $222.60

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